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California Nebula - 200mm Lens

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#1 Jim Waters

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Posted 26 November 2022 - 06:38 PM

Taken with a Canon 200mm F/2.8L II lens set at f/4.0 at a Bortle 8+ site with an ASI2600MC Pro at -10c using a L-eNhance light pollution filter. Forty two each 5 minute Light subs including BIAS, Darks, and Flats.

 

Image acquisition SW was N.I.N.A. 2.1 with PHD Guide Rel 2.6.11 and TheSkyX Pro. Processed with PixInsight Rel 1.8.9-1.  The stars were reduced about 50%.  

 

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52525575973_094442ecae_b.jpgCalifornia Nebula - 200mm by Jim Waters, on Flickr

 

 

 

 


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Posted 26 November 2022 - 08:02 PM

Wow, that's superb.  Who needs a telescope lol.gif


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Posted 26 November 2022 - 08:10 PM

Beautiful image, Jim! Excellent processing. Details and stars are superb!


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Posted 26 November 2022 - 08:49 PM

Wow, that's superb.  Who needs a telescope lol.gif

Thanks Peter.



#5 Jim Waters

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Posted 26 November 2022 - 08:49 PM

Beautiful image, Jim! Excellent processing. Details and stars are superb!

Thanks Mike.


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Posted 27 November 2022 - 09:55 AM

Fabulous image, Jim! Who needs a telescope indeed!...


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Posted 27 November 2022 - 11:33 AM

That's a great image with good detail!
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